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AIE 2019: HOT topics up for discussion at this years event
With just over two months to go before the 2019 African Insurance Exchange at Sun City, the hosts (the Insurance Institute of South Africaand the South African Insurance Association) have confirmed a host of top-notch local and international speakers, facilitators and panellists. With a range of plenary and breakaway sessions, delegates will be spoilt for choice on which events to attend! Read the latest update here.
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- SA Startup InvestSure Thrives in First Year
InvestSure, a South African startup offering the world’s first insurance product to cover shareholders from loss caused by allegations of management fraud and dishonesty, celebrates one year of protecting their client’s wealth. Read more
- Hollard, Jozi Trails Pilot project launched
Hollard and Jozi Trails – a non-profit initiative in association with the Johannesburg City Parks & Zoo- recently launched the Jozi Trails pilot project. The project is aimed at uplifting the trail network along Johannesburg’s beautiful ‘green lung’ – the Braamfontein Spruit. Read more
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- Forward thinking
Underwriting management agencies (UMAs) play an important role in the financial services industry as they provide cover that larger insurers may not offer. Further, they have key skills to manage unique risks. Read more
- Non-compliance… why take the risk?
FAnews spoke to Nadia Verappen, Compliance Officer at Compli-Serve SA, about how POPI will affect businesses and the best principles and practices to adopt. Read more
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- How risky are you?
Is your car flashy or conservative? Do you have a house alarm? Do you live in the suburbs or the city? Are you male or female? Does your insurance cover your laptop when you move from point A to B? Read more
- MPYI provides cost-effective cover for emerging farmers
A study conducted by a group of UK scientists in 2016, concluded that the effects of climate change on food production around the world could lead to more than 500 000 deaths by the year 2050. Read more
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News from our partners…
- Protect your reputation after a cyber attack
Organisations and individuals are increasingly falling victim to cyber crime. Would you be prepared if it happened to you? Read more
- CIB partner with the FIA North Coast Branch
It was great to see our partner, CIB, supporting the FIA North Coast Branch at their member meeting yesterday in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Read more
- Brolink is proud to sponsor the Indwe Golf Day
Our Partner, Brolink, leader of the outsource platforms administration environment was delighted to be part of the Indwe Risk Services Annual Golf day as a sponsor of the 5th Hole. This event took place at the spectacular Els Club at Copperleaf on Thursday, 23 May 2019. Read more